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Mel Gibson happy about co-joined twins who turned 10 recently


August 9th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mel Gibson had something to cheer about after a long spell of controversies lately when the Guatemalan twins who were joined in the head turned 10 ... Read more...

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New male infertility test could ‘bring hope to millions’


June 7th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A groundbreaking new test for male infertility, which will save time, money and heartache for couples around the world, has been developed by Northern Ireland's Queen's ... Read more...

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‘3 parent babies’ concept a step closer after watchdog gives green signal


April 20th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): A British fertility watchdog has given the green signal for a medical breakthrough that could lead to babies having three biological parents, despite its 'life meddling' fears.The controversial ... Read more...

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New hope for restoring vision in the blind


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): Scientists have successfully translated retinal cone cells, vital for colour vision, into blind mice.Four years ago, the same research team transplanted rod cells, used in night vision.The ... Read more...

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Scientists map camel’s DNA in quest of medical breakthrough


June 11th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 11 (IANS) An international team of scientists have decoded the entire genome of the Arabian camel, a step which is claimed to be a breakthrough towards finding remedy of cancer ... Read more...

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Chaz Bono Is A Man Now, Legally


May 7th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a major medical breakthrough, the daughter of Sonny Bono and Cher Bono Has become a man biologically. A judge granted Chaz Bono who was born ... Read more...

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World’s first dengue vaccine to be released soon


April 25th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 25 (ANI): The first dengue vaccine in the world is set to be unveiled.Developed by the Health Ministry together with a private company, the vaccine is set to become ... Read more...

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Human trials for single injection cancer cure to begin


March 7th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Treating cancer with just one injection? It may sound unbelievable, but an Indian medical institute is soon to start human trials to treat cancer in six weeks ... Read more...

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Pig lungs could soon be transplanted into humans


February 4th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Following a medical breakthrough, pig lungs could be transplanted into humans to overcome a shortage of donor organs, a media report said Thursday citing Australian scientists. Scientists have paved ... Read more...

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Pig lungs could soon be transplanted into humans


February 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Scientists in Melbourne, Australia have made a medical breakthrough which has moved the use of pig lungs in transplants into humans a step closer.Experts, who used a ventilator ... Read more...

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Indian-American led team finds ‘fountain of youth’


July 1st, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) A team lead by an Indian-American scientist has found what could be the single-most important medical breakthrough in history - significantly longer life-spans. The discovery shows that proper ... Read more...

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Biological ‘fountain of youth’ found in new world bat caves


July 1st, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher in Texas has announced a discovery that may lead to the single most important medical breakthrough in human history-significantly longer lifespans.Writing about the finding ... Read more...

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Breakthrough to nip transplant rejection in the bud


October 31st, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) A chance discovery by biologists will help trick the immune system into believing that a transplanted organ is the body's own, not a foreign element, nipping its rejection ... Read more...

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Medical breakthrough to overcome organ rejection


October 22nd, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new tissue-typing technology that is faster, cheaper and more accurate than current methods to overcome rejection of transplanted organs.University of New South Wales (UNSW) ... Read more...

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Doctors halt growth of 7ft 12-year-old


August 31st, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Doctors have managed to stop a 12-year-old boy who is 7ft 3ins tall from growing any bigger.Medical experts first realised Brenden Adams was unusually big at two ... Read more...

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‘Cyborg engineering’ to help bypass grafting


June 4th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) In what has been described as a 'medical breakthrough', scientists have successfully grafted artificial veins and arteries onto human tissue in a lab environment. They are now a ... Read more...

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Scientists create pixie dust to help re-grow lost fingers, limbs


May 1st, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin
London, May 1 (ANI): Science and technology surely have come off age, so much so that you can now regrow a finger or even a limb thanks to a miracle pig ... Read more...

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Drugs for sleep disorder also helps ice addicts


December 2nd, 2007 - 12:06 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Dec 2 (ANI): A research has revealed that the medication used for the treatment of sleep disorders could help ice addicts cut their drug use to half.The study, led by James ... Read more...

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